Beer, beer, and more beer. Mohawk Bend has one of the finest (and most affordable) stocks of California beer in the city. But if you aren’t into the stuff, there are plenty of other reasons to stop by. The pretty impressive space used to be an old vaudeville theater and has a better-than-expected, vegan menu perfect for a casual date night. And for soaking up all those IPAs you’ve been drinking.
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The food at Triniti in Echo Park is like what you’d find in a fancy restaurant. Except you’re eating it in a coffee shop.
Sage Organic Vegan Bistro
Sage is a vegetarian chain restaurant serving some of the better vegetarian food in LA. Which is obviously saying something.
Guisados has turned into a bonafide chain these days, but it’s Echo Park location remains among the best taco spots in the city.
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OB Bear has some of the best bar food in Koreatown, and folks line up early for the chicken wings.
The New York-iest bar in Los Angeles, the Village Idiot is always there when you need it, and the British pub food is good too.
The Father’s Office burger (in Santa Monica and Culver City) is amazing. If you don’t know that, you don’t get it.
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Elf Cafe is a good place for a vegetarian Mediterranean dinner in Echo Park - as long as you order the right things.
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